CONRAD LANDIN trawls through declassified files revealing Thatcher’s personal desire to pay back scab miners and the tensions this aroused within her cabinet
Friday 30th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
NEWLY released documents show that a major security lapse involving anti-nuclear protesters managing to board one of the Royal Navy’s Polaris submarines sparked a furious reaction in Whitehall.
Then prime minister Margaret Thatcher was apoplectic with rage after she was informed...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MARGARET THATCHER urged her Cabinet to combat the “new fashion” of acid-house parties, according to newly released official files today.
The then prime minister called for immediate action to prevent the spread of electronic dance music parties in 1989, as residents...
PM secretly ploughed on with plans despite cabinet kibosh
Friday 25th Nov 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
Council housing sell-off ‘must end for good’
Monday 1st Aug 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
DOWNING STREET files relating to the controversial business dealings of Mark Thatcher will remain closed to the public for years to come, it has emerged.
Under legislation relating to public records, official files should be released to the National Archives at Kew after 30 years...
Thursday 21st Jul 2016
MARGARET THATCHER demanded a clampdown on Asian men bringing second wives into the country, claiming Britain’s immigration rules discriminated in favour of the “coloured Commonwealth,” according to newly released government papers.
Files released by the National...
PETER FROST is not sorry to see the downfall of the Tory MP for Henley
Monday 11th Jul 2016
JOHN ELLISON looks back to a crucial turning point in the history of the Troubles 50 years ago
Tuesday 28th Jun 2016
The infamous Battle of Orgreave happened 32 years ago. JOE ROLLIN explains why it still matters today and encourages readers and activists to join the fight for the truth
Tuesday 14th Jun 2016